South Carolina Down Syndrome Medical Care Centers


There are currently 3 Down syndrome medical care centers in South Carolina:


Greenwood Genetic Center – Greenwood

Summary: General genetic evaluations and followup
Ages Served: All
Hours and Days of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8 am-5pm
Address: 106 Gregor Mendel Circle Greenwood, SC 29646
Website: www.ggc.org
Appointments: 1-888-GGC-GENE or 864-941-8100
General Phone Number: 1-888-GGC-GENE or 864-941-8100
Clinical Director: Fran Annese, LMSW Greenwood Office Clinic Manager Clinical Research Coordinator – fran@ggc.org
Services provided:
Behavioral MD
Psychologist
Nutritionist
Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Family Practitioner
Apraxia Specialist
Speech and Language Pathologist
Audiologist
Social Worker
Education/Inclusion Specialist
Nurse Practitioner
Genetic Counselor
Clinical Care Coordinator
Clinical Genetics
Medicaid Accepted? SC Medicaid
Insurance accepted? Does not accept out of state insurance


MUSC Down Syndrome Center – Charleston

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Summary:
The Down Syndrome Center at MUSC Children’s Hospital consists of an interdisciplinary team whose goal is to provide quality care in order to help each individual with Down syndrome reach his or her full potential and function as independently as possible in all aspects of family, school and community life. We provide comprehensive medical management and clinical services to individuals with DS and their families. Our interdisciplinary team develops and provides individualized care for the complex medical and psychosocial problems confronting families and individuals. We are committed to investigating the clinical problems experienced by individuals with Down syndrome.
Ages Served: 0 to 21 years
Hours and Days of Operation: Telephone availability 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. weekdays; clinic is held multiple times per month – school age Down Syndrome Clinic (6 and up) is on the 2nd Tuesday of the month; Down Syndrome Clinic (6 months – 5 years) is on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.
Address: 135 Rutledge Avenue
MSC 561
Charleston, SC 29425
Website: http://www.musckids.org/our-services/down-syndrome-center
Email: vanbake@musc.edu
Appointments: 843-876-0444; referral required from PCP
General Phone Number: 843-876-0444
Clinical Director: Angela LaRosa, MD, MSCR – Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Medical Director, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics; Director of the Down Syndrome Center
Services provided:
Behavioral MD
Psychologist
Registered Dietician
Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Family Practitioner
Apraxia Specialist
Speech and Language Pathologist
Audiologist
Social Worker
Education/Inclusion Specialist
Nurse Practitioner
Genetic Counselor
Clinical Care Coordinator
Geneticist/Pediatrician
Feeding Specialist
Other Services Provided: Transition planning
Year Established: 2006
Patients with Down Syndrome Seen Annually: 150+
Length of Waitlist: Variable
Medicaid Accepted? Yes
Insurance accepted? Yes


Palmetto Health Down Syndrome Clinic – Columbia

Affiliation: Palmetto Health Richland / University South Carolina School of Medicine
Ages Served: Up to 21
Hours and Days of Operation: Second Tuesday each month, afternoons
Address: 14 Medical Park, Suite 400, Columbia, SC 29203
Website: www.palmettohealth.org
Email: jason.hawn@palmettohealth.org
General Phone Number: 803-434-6155
Clinical Director: Tori Pearson

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